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One Item for BMan 2013 a Day

Postby trilobyte » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:48 pm

Picking up where this awesome thread left off, here's a new thread for the new year.

Victorian wrote:I'm going to start doing ONE thing for BM each day. If you would like to share as well, I'll start posting each date, and what I did, made, planned, or purchased for BM.

Let the madness begin!!!!!!

Tell us about your progress as you prepare for your trip to Black Rock City...

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:17 pm

Cleared one bank card.. Ready for the ticket schtic.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby maladroit » Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:49 pm

Regarding water pumps for showers or whatnot...I just bought this: http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/p ... ber=G18959

Normally $30, on sale for $10 ending today! It can do 1.35 gallons per minute, and has a pressure switch to automatically pressurize to 60PSI. So you could connect this up to a faucet or spray nozzle, and the pump would automatically turn on when water is being used.

Also grabbed a handy power distribution and fuse board for my solar setup: http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/p ... ber=G18931

That's for +12V, the ground sides are all connected to a standard copper bus bar.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:01 pm

One point .3 gallons pm is a lot of water when you have to haul it..

A 5min. shower amounts 6 1/2 gallon..

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby maladroit » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:14 pm

It won't force 1.3gpm through a valve or nozzle adjusted to provide a trickle.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:28 pm

Actually, if Danibel wants a custom hat, Kilbuck makes 'em.

Not that I'm shilling for him. Anyway, it might be too much...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby 9ah » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:09 pm

I opened my containters, finally.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:48 pm

estimated our tax returns last night and we should be able to get the honda gen. we want. *crosses fingers*
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby MacGlenver » Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:56 pm

Mentally preparing for tomorrow's release of the 2013 ticket info!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Savannah » Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:57 pm

MacGlenver wrote:Preparing for tomorrow's release of the 2013 ticket info!


* cash in your gold
* sell some unwanted relatives
* lay in stock of coffee and Blueberry Stoli
* gird loins
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby lucky420 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:22 pm

Wear Depends
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby MacGlenver » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:23 pm

Savannah wrote:
MacGlenver wrote:Preparing for tomorrow's release of the 2013 ticket info!


* cash in your gold
* sell some unwanted relatives
* lay in stock of coffee and Blueberry Stoli
* gird loins


Sold both kidneys. The lord will provide!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:30 pm

Your fucked then. Do we have a dialysis machine out there? Looks like no drinking for you.. bummer.

I hope it comes out at midnight. it would be something nice to come home to and see in my inbox. Already put some money away as i have a feeling it will be oh it's the 4rth tickets go on sale the 7th or some crap like that... for those of us with only debit cards... that sucks!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby maladroit » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:31 pm

I'm screwed because I don't have time to sire a firstborn. Unless there's a way to get something like a payday advance with proof of conception....

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Postby unjonharley » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:34 pm

maladroit wrote:I'm screwed because I don't have time to sire a firstborn. Unless there's a way to get something like a payday advance with proof of conception....


A Grandmother will work almost as well.. That depends

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby TT120 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:31 pm

I actually got 2 items for BM today. Thanks to Craigslist "Free Stuff" section, I scored 2 bikes for parts but one of them, A Huffy, looks pretty good. I'll probably rebuild that one for the wifey and part out her current one. I should have a pretty good stash of parts by the time BM 2013 rolls around. Hopefully I'll be able to help out some people by having just the right part to fix their bike.

The other item is a 190 CFM fan for my Figjam Bucket Cooler. Draws 1.6 amps at 12 volts. Man, this thing moves some air!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:40 pm

Bought new glasses. "Progressive."

Actually, I don't think I'll take these. I want a regular pair for driving.
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Postby International Incident » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:42 pm

Purchased flight to America. Booked time off work. Righto, that's done then. Next...

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Postby Savannah » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:46 pm

Sweet! :D
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Postby Mojojita » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:58 pm

International Incident wrote:Purchased flight to America. Booked time off work. Righto, that's done then. Next...


Well done! Woot!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:32 pm

Mojojita wrote:
International Incident wrote:Purchased flight to America. Booked time off work. Righto, that's done then. Next...


Well done! Woot!

*Does the Fishy weeeee-the-crazy-Aussie(s)-are-coming dance.*
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby 9ah » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:27 pm

Aussies should have an Anzac Biscuit Camp or at least an event with them on playa. (This just reminded me that I still have a dozen biscuits left)

Today I washed my playa bedding and emptied my travel bags. :coffee:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Ratty » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:09 am

I bought 2 solar spot lights in the marked down xmas stuff at Walmart. 2 for $5. Sweet. I also made my new bunny ears from a stuffed animal. (I left the bunnie head on).
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tattoogoddess » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:47 pm

playa boots will be here in the morning. Have a few months to break them in :) SUPER excited. Have wanted them sense the end of the last burn
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby winebuff » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:06 pm

Got my Walkman fm radio today so I can listen to the Brc broadcast while on the playa. Also bought 6 plastic bins to separate clothes, electronics, playa gifts etc. Bought gaffer tape to seal the airstream . Did I say I am already packing? :D

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Savannah » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:53 pm

Nice boots, TattooGoddess.

WineBuff, you are so virtuous. :D (And I love the new avatar, as you know).
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Johngonzalez » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:08 am

Ratty wrote:I bought 2 solar spot lights in the marked down xmas stuff at Walmart. 2 for $5. Sweet. I also made my new bunny ears from a stuffed animal. (I left the bunnie head on).

Two lights for $5. You must be kidding. DO you have some pics of these lights?

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby winebuff » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:48 am

Love the boots 2! And Savannah, hugs girlie :P

Savannah wrote:Nice boots, TattooGoddess.

WineBuff, you are so virtuous. :D (And I love the new avatar, as you know).

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:41 am

yeah no kidding i would like to see those lights to!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Johngonzalez » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:50 am

Johngonzalez wrote:
Ratty wrote:I bought 2 solar spot led lighting in the marked down xmas stuff at Walmart. 2 for $5. Sweet. I also made my new bunny ears from a stuffed animal. (I left the bunnie head on).

Two lights for $5. You must be kidding. DO you have some pics of these lights?


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